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    dots Submission Name: honest answers come from unsettling questionsdots
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    Author: liquid
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       Somebody asked me why I write poetry.


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    dotshonest answers come from unsettling questionsdots
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    I write poetry
    because
    I cannot nail.

    I split the amber wood.

    I write poetry because
    if I ran for president,
    my speeches would feature lengthy
    digressions
    about the wind, the sky,
    the moon's pale face.

    I write poetry because
    nobody wants a businessman who thinks
    the stock market charts
    looks like one of those hospital
    heart rate monitors.

    By day I scribble symbolic lines.

    By night,
    I dream of the hammer,
    the nails,
    the smooth whorls of the wood.




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      I write poetry because
    nobody wants a businessman who thinks
    the stock market charts
    looks like one of those hospital
    heart rate monitors.


    This embodies more than just why you write... It hold a feeling like... This is all I can do--I don't believe in these numbers, they look like a faltering heartbeat, death. I can't offer you writing advice. I think maybe you should offer some to me. I love where it ends.

    (haha and i have to echo vancrown--i have nothing more to say to you...)
    | Posted on 2008-11-12 00:00:00 | by etheror | [ Reply to This ]
      ah, the socratic method. certainly the best way of teaching people - about a subject, or about themselves.

    you know, i really liked this write. i didn't at first because i didn't like the beginning. i didn't like that it started out with the idea of writing poetry. it seemed clichéd. but by the end, i really appreciated it. i like your use of the word 'digressions.' overall, this was one of my favorite pieces as of late.

    i was in a discussion recently with someone about the fact that winston churchill felt as though people ought to do what they are best at as they owed their skill to society, rather than following their passions. do you think that pattern of thinking is really feasible? if one desires carpentry, ought they to pursue that desire? or does society need them elsewhere, as their talents align? ought you to be writing poetry if you would rather do something else? is that why you do it? are you in agreement with churchill.

    i don't know. cool.
    | Posted on 2008-10-20 00:00:00 | by awastedsky | [ Reply to This ]
      This is marvelous.

    And having said that, know that this is probably the shortest comment I've ever written in my life!

    Well done!

    M~
    | Posted on 2008-10-20 00:00:00 | by Vancrown | [ Reply to This ]
      Quite recently I've come to ruminate upon the idea that being a writer entails being extremely sensitive so as to perceive matters that regular people wouldn't. It's quite scintillating..... This write seems like a clear example of the aforesaid issue. It sounds like an honest voice trying to give arguments as for the noise made when sounds are uttered.

    At first, I thought it was going to be a tacky or trivial write that would only depict the pitfalls of someone in great distress but in the end it proved to be more than that.

    I loved the ending and I reckon I would have to keep on analyzing it because it seems as though there were so many thing yet to be discovered.


    Thanks for sharing this,
    I liked your writing style.

    Warm regards,

    Ethan
    | Posted on 2008-10-20 00:00:00 | by Ethan Brody | [ Reply to This ]


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